Author Archives: SRRF

Hefty Compounding Fees under FCRA

FCRA Dept, has recently come out with a Gazette Notification No. SO 2291 (E) dated 5 June 2018, which has completely revamped the compounding penalties under FCRA Act 2010, superseding earlier two Notifications (SO 1976(E) dt 26th Aug 2011 and … Continue reading

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LAST OPPORTUNITY FOR SUBMITTING FCRA ANNUAL RETURNS

FCRA Department has issued a notice to 3292 to organizations who have not  filed their annual return for the period from 2011-12 to 2016-17. As per this notice, all these organizations have been given a time limit of 15 days … Continue reading

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Darpan Registration – What if Trustees refuse Aadhar?‎

Dear Sir, We have registered trust and national level managing body, we want change our trust committee,we have 14 members and 05 members are not giving their PAN and ADHAR CARD but this is necessary for ngo darpan,registrar is telling … Continue reading

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Sad News of passing away of Sh Vijay Sardana, Founding President of SRRF

Dear Dialogue Members, With profound sorrow, I inform SRRF Dialogue members that Shri Vijay K. Sardana (Founder President of SRRF), has passed away yesterday morning (28/03/2018) after a brief period of illness. Shri Sardana ji, 73, had devoted almost his … Continue reading

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Renewal of 80G

Dear Sir/Madam, Our organization Education Resource Society, Uttar Pradesh has got 12 A and 80 G registration in 2008 and 80 G registration has been dead. We want to now renewal the same registration. Please guide us about processing and … Continue reading

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Transfer of funds from FCRA to Non FCRA A/c

I wanted your help with regards to a question I have on our FCRA account. ‎ We are a NGO in Bangalore catering to cancer patients in their last stages with free treatment.‎ We have a donor who funds us … Continue reading

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Are FCRA funds allowed for Corpus purposes

Dear Friends, If a foreign entity wishes to donate to our Corpus, is that allowed under FCRA? If so, are there any special formalities to be followed? A quick response will be much appreciated. Thanks & regards, Ruby

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Implications if NGO not registered under 12A

Dear Friends Is it legally valid to provide a Grant-in-Aid to a Registered Federation of Self Help Groups for which 12A is Applied For and awaited. Funds are domestic in nature and raised by the Donor Organisation. Does the Donor … Continue reading

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Migration of FCRA Bank Account with PFMS Compliant Bank by 21st January 2018‎

FCRA Department vide its circular dated 21/12/2017 has made it mandated all ‎individuals / organizations who receive contribution under the FCRA, 2010 to ‎migrating their designated FCRA Bank Account with the PFMS (Public Financial ‎Management System) compliant bank, as per … Continue reading

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Receipt of foreign fund by a NGO

Is it ok for a non FCRA NGO to receive upto USD 10,000 per annum? Do they need a separate bank account for this? Please let me know. Many thanks, Stanley, ODAF

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